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House Panel Probes Trump Advisers’ Push for Saudi Nuclear Deal via ProPublica

he Trump administration has continued pursuing a proposed nuclear power deal with Saudi Arabia despite warnings from ethics lawyers and security experts, according to a congressional oversight committee. The proposal gained traction in the early days of the administration because … Continue reading

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Israel ‘is selling nuclear information’ to Saudi Arabia via Middle East Monitor

Western security agencies believe that Israel is selling nuclear information to Saudi Arabia, Arabi21 has reported. According to Israeli writer Ami Dor-on, such information will give the government in Riyadh nuclear weapons capabilities. Writing on the News One website, Dor-on said that the joint … Continue reading

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Will the U.S. Help the Saudis Get a Nuclear Weapon? via the New York Times

The last thing the Middle East needs is another country with the potential to build nuclear weapons. Yet that could happen if the United States mishandles Saudi Arabia’s plans to enter the nuclear power business and erect as many as 16 nuclear … Continue reading

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Castro’s Cuba Is Getting Nuclear Reactors From Putin’s Russia via The Daily Caller

A Russian government-controlled company signed an agreement to sell nuclear technology to Cuba this week. Cuba plans to purchase nuclear medical technology, radiation research, training for nuclear specialists, and staff to help manage radioactive waste. Ultimately, the country may purchase nuclear reactors and storage space … Continue reading

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16 nuclear reactors to be ready by 2030 via Arab News

Saudi Arabia intends to become a leader in renewable energy by building 16 nuclear reactors with a combined capacity of 22GW, which is about half of the Kingdom’s current electricity output. The project is estimated to cost of more than … Continue reading

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EDITORIAL: First of all, Japan should think about nuclear nonproliferation via Asahi shimbun

During his recent visits to Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe signed agreements that open the door to Japan’s exports of nuclear power generation technology to these countries. Japan has also agreed with Saudi Arabia to … Continue reading

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Japan, Saudi Arabia to talk on nuclear technology export via UPI

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, May 1 (UPI) — Japan and Saudi Arabia agreed to have talks that could lead to negotiations for export of Japanese nuclear energy technologies, an official said. The agreement for working-level talks on the subject was reached … Continue reading

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France eyes Saudi nuclear reactor sales via Al Arabiya news

A top French minister and the chief executives of French utility EDF and reactor builder Areva are visiting Saudi Arabia this weekend to build a case for selling French nuclear reactors to the oil-rich country. Industry Minister Arnaud Montebourg will … Continue reading

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Saudis, Emirates push nuclear power plans via UPI.com

Saudi Arabia is pressing ahead with its ambitious plans to develop nuclear power to meet rising electricity demand, and save oil for export. … “Unless action is taken, the kingdom could find it needs the oil price to be $320 … Continue reading

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$109 Billion Increase for Solar in Saudi Arabia via Clean Technica

Saudi Arabia is well known for being a leading exporter of crude oil, but soon enough it may also add substantial solar to its energy profile. The country is planning to have a solar capacity of 41,000 megawatts by 2032. … Continue reading

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